Monthly Archives: February 2012

Court says no shed on North Vancouver residential lot.

Structure in breach of North Vancouver Shed Bylaws:

North Vancouver Shed Bylaws

Bill Guest was enjoying the serenity of his Mount Seymour property from the back deck of a shed he built there three years ago. A judge has ruled the structure is a safety hazard and must come down.
Photograph by: NEWS photo, Jane Seyd

A North Vancouver man who built a shed on a privately owned lot in the middle of the forest has been ordered by a B.C. Supreme Court justice to take it down.

Justice Gregory Fitch granted an injunction to the District of North Vancouver in December, saying Bill Guest’s 10-by-10-foot shed didn’t comply with local bylaws, which essentially banned any construction on the land.

But following the ruling, Guest said he’s not giving up. Instead, he’s working on a design for a larger home with a sprinkler system and is still hopeful the district will allow him to build it.

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